Is Pope Francis Right About the Golden Calf and “Tyranny of Money”?

I’d like to draw attention to the Pope Francis’ recent homily in which he renounced the “tyranny of money” and a system in which markets and financial speculation allegedly are allowed to operate with complete autonomy, which ends up treating the poor as sub-human, and leads to rising income inequality with the rich exploding upwards in wealth while the incomes of the poor collapse. He identifies this era of market autonomy with a story from the book of Exodus: “The worship of the golden Read more […]